Re: attack of silly coding standard?

James Kanze <>
Tue, 7 Dec 2010 03:22:37 -0800 (PST)
On Dec 6, 5:46 pm, Leigh Johnston <> wrote:

On 06/12/2010 17:07, peter koch wrote:


I (and others) totally disagree that SESE makes functions easier to
read; SESE can also make functions harder to read.

I've yet to see a case where it made the function harder to
read, but that was not my argument. My argument was that SESE
makes it easier to reason about program correctness. Something
that can easily be verified by reading the literature concerning
program correctness.


We are dicussing OOP in the context of C++; constructors and destructors
are part of C++ OOP.

Could you post some references which would indicate that anyone
other than you is of that opinion? Are you familiar, for
example, with the works of Booch (who makes it clear that OO
requires dynamic polymorphism)?

Mr Kanze has a track record of troll like replies including "a
function should contain no more than 10 lines of code" for

In other words, anyone who doesn't agree with your unsupported
options is a troll. Ad hominum when you don't have any real

James Kanze

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